Royal Navy Fires 21-Gun Salute to King Charles

The sound of guns rang out over Plymouth, England, on Saturday, September 10, as the Royal Navy fired a 21-gun salute to mark the formal confirmation of King Charles III.

Footage captured by Twitter user Briohny Williams shows officers at His Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport, one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the Royal Navy, firing 21 rounds to mark the confirmation of Charles as the new king.

Similar tributes were paid in London and around the UK. Credit: Briohny Williams via Storyful

Video transcript

- Fire!

[CANNON FIRING]

Fire!

[CANNON FIRING]

Fire!

[CANNON FIRING]

Number 2 go. Standby to fire. Fire!

[CANNON FIRING]

3 goes. Fire!

[CANNON FIRING]

1 goes.

Fire!

[CANNON FIRING]

Fire!

Fire! Number 2 goes. Standby to fire. Fire!

[CANNON FIRING]

3 goes. Fire!

[CANNON FIRING]

1 goes.